21 May '11, 4am

【HAZDEN-BU】僕の中で自分がダイナモを回して発電することは、ガンジーが糸車(charkha)を回し続けたことと繋がっているのですが、既にインドはジャイプール州で「e-charkha」なるプロジェクトがあった!!!!感激!!!!。http://bit.ly/lrLdLA

【HAZDEN-BU】僕の中で自分がダイナモを回して発電することは、ガンジーが糸車(charkha)を回し続けたことと繋がっているのですが、既にインドはジャイプール州で「e-charkha」なるプロジェクトがあった!!!!感激!!!!。http://bit.ly/lrLdLA

Echoes of Gandhi in Electricity-Generating Spinning Wheel: A "Micro-Power Plant" for the Poor Image: Gandhi with spinning wheel (Margaret Bourke-White, LIFE) It’s a fitting modern tribute in a country where every major town has either a statue or a street named after Mahatma Gandhi – the man who saw the charkha or spinning wheel as a powerful instrument for self-reliance and poverty alleviation. Originally designed as the “Ambar charkha” (meaning "sky wheel") by Ekambar Nath, one of Gandhi’s disciples, the updated e-charkha developed by R.S. Hiremath of Bangalore does not resemble traditional charkhas, but is a hand-operated spinning wheel that can generate electricity for six to seven hours of storable battery power for rural homes, while only two hours of operation will power up the specially-designed LED light source. But it's more than a power-generating gadget. View t...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/09/e-charkha-spining...

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